Lakeland Regional Health CFO Named to ‘150 Hospital and Health Systems to Know’

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Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to share that Evan Jones, Lakeland Regional Health Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know.”


According to Becker’s Hospital Review, “The individuals featured on this list lead financial departments for large health systems and well as small community hospitals. Many play an integral role in their organization’s strategic planning, growth and transactions …” Honorees are selected based on an editorial review process.


“Since joining Lakeland Regional Health in 2011, Mr. Jones has made profound contributions to ensure the financial health of our organization,” said Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO. “He continues to diligently direct efforts that significantly impact operational efficiency and ensure we remain good stewards of the funds entrusted to Lakeland Regional Health. We are most fortunate to have someone as experienced and dedicated as Mr. Jones on our executive leadership team.”


Mr. Jones was named previously to Becker’s “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know” in 2014.


Mr. Jones joins a prestigious list of Chief Financial Officers for organizations including Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The full list can be found here.

Photo: Headshot of Evan Jones

About Lakeland Regional Health

Not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at its Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations. Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired Advanced and Most Wired status four times since 2013 from the American Hospital Association and has earned workplace awards from Forbes, Gallup and Becker’s Hospital Review. Its 849-bed comprehensive tertiary referral hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, operates a Level II Trauma Center, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit located within the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children, the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine and the nation’s busiest single site Emergency Department.